A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:
A Master Somm raises more questions about the Court’s handling of the cheating scandal.
Tom Wark critiques the recent interview of Dawson Hobbs, spokesperson for wine distributors accusing him of substantial deception.
The Wine Economist reviews The Wines of Bulgaria, Romania, and Moldova by Carolyn Gilby.
The Wine Curmudgeon reports on Kroger wine, reliable wine importers, and problems at All About Beer magazine.
Joey Casco reviews the Wine Folly’s Master Guide Magnum Edition by Madeline Puckett and Justin Hammack
Pam Strayer reports on Bayer’s stock retreat after losing the Glyphosate court case.
Selected Wine Reviews:
Jamie Goode reviews the Champagne Ruinart Blanc de Blancs NV France
Jameson Fink tastes 6 Hungarian single-variety rosés from Dúzsi Tamás
Reverse Wine Snob reviews the 2016 Terra Barossa Shiraz
The Gourmez reviews the McCay Trulux Zinfandel 2014 from Lodi.
Susannah Gold tastes the 2003 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild at the Wine Spectator’s New York Wine Experience.
Wine Travel Eats reviews the Milwaukee Brewers’ Cabernet Sauvignon made from California grapes.
Larry the Wine Guy reviews the 2006 Col Solare Shining Hill while vociferously advising us on how to buy a wine gift.